Turn-based Classic Games and Abandonware

Master of Orion

Master of Orion

Master of Orion is a 4X science fiction turn-based strategy game developed by SimTex and published by MicroProse in 1993 for Dos and Mac. This title pretty much invented 4X (explore, expand, exploit,...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: managerial sci-fi/futuristic turn-based 4x

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance is a turn-based tactical role-playing game with a mixture of strategy, inspired to X-Com games. It was developed by Sir-tech Software and released in 1994 for MS-DOS by Madlab Software....

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: turn-based

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2, also known as Battle Isle 2200 in America, is a top-down turn based strategy game released in 1994. It was developed by Blue Byte Software, who also published the game in Europe. It's the...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918, also know as The Great War: 1914 - 1918, is a turn-based strategy game developed by Blue Byte Studio and released for DOS and Amiga in 1992. The game uses an engine very similar...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-01Tags: historical world war i turn-based hexagonal map

Warlords II

Warlords II

Warlords II is the sequel to Warlords, a popular 2D turn-based strategy game with RPG elements, set in a fantasy world, developed by SSG.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy turn-based

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands is a computer RPG set in the AD&D universe, created by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1993 for DOS only. Being based on the AD&D campaign known as Dark Sun, it is set in the desert...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-24Tags: fantasy turn-based

Ascendancy

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: sci-fi/futuristic 4x turn-based

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion is a futuristic, squad-based and turn-based strategy game set in 2084, heavily inspired by X-COM, but not a sequel or a remake.

Year: 2015 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-08Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based freeware

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager is a fantasy RPG and sequel to Dark Sun: Shattered Lands, developed and published by Strategic Simulations in 1994 for DOS only. It’s an officially licensed Advanced Dungeons...

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-13Tags: fantasy post-apocalyptic turn-based dungeons and dragons

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet, developed by Origin Systems, is the sixth part in the role-playing video game series of Ultima. It was released in 1990 for DOS, then in 1991 and 1992 for Commodore 64, Amiga...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy turn-based

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth is a turn-based artillery game, developed by Wendell Hicken for DOS and released originally as shareware in 1991. Up to 9 players can fight against each other controlling their tanks, aiming...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-10-17Tags: turn-based artillery

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny is the fifth entry in the role-playing video game series Ultima and it was released initially in 1988 for DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64, later followed by other platforms.It...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-05-01Tags: fantasy turn-based

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds is roguelike fantasy RPG developed by Rick Saada for Windows 3.1 and released by Epic MegaGames in 1993. It's the first episode of a quite famous series and one of the most successful...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: turn-based top-down roguelike fantasy windows3x

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar is a fantasy roleplaying game and one of the most important video games of all time. It is the fourth game in the series created by the legendary Richard Garriot, who considers...

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-11-03Tags: fantasy turn-based freeware